Chelsea made only one alternate from Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg in opposition to Arsenal with Gary Cahill coming in for Andreas Christensen.
Cahill used to be then compelled off after 30 mins with a hamstring drawback and Christensen got here on in his position.
And the Blues struggled during to damage down their fighters even if they have been decreased to 10 males when Ben Chilwell used to be proven a 2nd yellow card in the 68th minute.
After the fit, Conte mentioned his avid gamers have been drained following their efforts in midweek in opposition to Arsenal.
Conte informed Match of the Day: “I believe we performed with a large number of best avid gamers in opposition to Arsenal, and on the other hand nowadays in opposition to an excellent workforce.
“I believe a large number of our avid gamers have been drained.
“In the first part Leicester ran greater than us, they performed higher than us.
“But we knew we have been enjoying in opposition to a just right opponent, possibly the worst opponent we may have performed on this second. We suffered so much in the first part.”